‘Meaningful use’ readiness drops among hospital CIOs

Hospital CIOs are rapidly losing confidence in their organization's ability to qualify early for federal subsidies for "meaningful use" of EMRs, according to an...

10 health IT wishes for 2012

It’s easy to make predictions about health IT for the year to come, but what if someone asked what your IT wishes were for...

Greening your technology: A high-tech way to save the planet

Illustration by Jon Krause after Henri Rousseau Since he was a teenager, Daniel Wolk, MD, a family physician in the suburbs of Philadelphia, has had...

Mediscribes, A Segment Of The Mega Job-Market Determined To Quash...

The recent HIPAA laws in the USA seeking to attend to the consumer (patient in this case) have made for improved healthcare and the...

Six Sigma for Medical Transcription

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Primary care physicians, meet your regional extension centers

Regional extension centers can help you select and implement an electronic health record system and attest to meaningful use. There are 62 RECs spread across...

Using Game Mechanics to Enhance eLearning

eLearning has revolutionized the study arena in many ways. Presently, almost all recognized global universities have eLearning programs for various disciplines. Experts are trying...

Efficiencies Converge with EHRs, Practice Management

As providers adopt electronic health records systems, they gradually become more adept with the technology as they flip the switch on advanced features and...

6 tips for HIE sustainability

The widespread development of health information exchange is happening quickly, and with it comes worries about confidentiality, privacy and security. But its benefits far...

Government task force aims to expand health IT to rural areas

The Departments of Health and Human Services and Agriculture have signed a memorandum of understanding linking rural hospitals and clinicians to capital loan programs...

E-prescribing doesn’t always reduce errors, new study says

Despite what you’ve been told all these years, your dreadful handwriting is not the only cause of prescription mistakes. In...

Physical Security for Data Centers

Well-publicized health information breach incidents are serving as important reminders that paying attention to the physical security of data centers is a vital component...

Obama deficit plan includes strengthened Medicare pay board

President Obama on April 13 rebutted a House Republican plan to trim $4 trillion worth of federal deficits over a decade with ...

The latest challenge: adopting electronic medical records

For those of you who do not know me personally, I am an internist and have been in private practice in central Florida...

Top 10 issues for health plans in 2011

The Managed Care Executive Group, a national organization of U.S. senior health plan executives, met last week in Arizona to discuss the...